Gaga: Five Foot Two Review: Inside the Heart of a Pop Icon
Oct11

Gaga: Five Foot Two Review: Inside the Heart of a Pop Icon

The new Netflix documentary, “Gaga: Five Foot Two,” directed by Chris Moukarbel (Banksy Does New York), allows the viewer to get to know who the woman behind the pseudonym “Lady Gaga” really is. It’s a beautiful and emotional documentary that shows how she became a star. After a five-year break from the limelight, “she finally found herself” and “Gaga; Five Foot Two” is all about the self-discovery process....

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Gerald’s Game Review: The Suspenseful and Terrifying Netflix Original
Oct02

Gerald’s Game Review: The Suspenseful and Terrifying Netflix Original

Inducing night terrors and plenty of suspense, director and writer Mike Flanagan (Ouija: Origin of Evil) and screenplay writer Jeff Howard (Oculus) adapted Stephen King’s 1992 novel “Gerald’s Game,” into a Netflix original that’s a brilliant twist that forces you to look deep inside your soul. Like Freud would say “Unexpressed emotions will never die. They are buried alive and will come forth later in uglier ways.” At...

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Berlin Syndrome Review: A Rollercoaster of Angst and Sweaty Palms
Sep17

Berlin Syndrome Review: A Rollercoaster of Angst and Sweaty Palms

“Berlin Syndrome” represents exactly what mother used to warn us about: “Don’t go home with strangers.” It’s an exhilarating piece of art, directed by Cate Shortland (Somersault) and written by Shaun Grant (The Snowtown Murders). It’s a brilliant countdown of trust, fear and lust in combination with thrilling, unpredictable moments that keep the viewer reeling with anticipation. Shortland (Somersault) tries to show the viewer the...

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Prof. Hickey Talks Upcoming Video Game Book, Career at Kingsborough
Jun02

Prof. Hickey Talks Upcoming Video Game Book, Career at Kingsborough

The first bible of video games will make its way to the bookstores around Christmas 2017. Written by former NBC news editor and National Video Games writer at Examiner, Patrick Hickey Jr., and published by McFarland and Company. The book will contain interviews with over 60 video game developers on 36 of their most iconic and unique game projects. The Minds Behind the Games: Interviews with Cult and Classic Video Game Developers will...

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2017 Tribeca Film Festival Coverage: Shadowman Review: From the Dark to the Light
May19

2017 Tribeca Film Festival Coverage: Shadowman Review: From the Dark to the Light

New York City’s prime time for street art began in the early ‘80s all over the gritty streets of the concrete jungle. Street artists, like Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring became NY legends, thanks to Andy Warhol and a mix of heroin, AIDS, and eventually death. One artist, however, became successful while still alive and made a come back to the art world of the Lower East Side. “Shadowman,” a part of this year’s Tribeca...

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